Nature, society and environmental crisis / edited by Bob Carter and Nickie Charles. - Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell/Sociological Review, 2010. - 246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. - The Sociological review monographs . - Sociological review monograph .

"Many of the chapters in the present volume were first presented at the 2008 BSA Annual Conference 'Social Worlds, Natural Worlds' held at the University of Warwick."--Acknowledgments.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Society, nature and sociology / Bob Carter and Nickie Charles -- Race, sex and the 'earthly paradise': Wallace versus Darwin on human evolution and prospects / Ted Benton -- Alienation, the cosmos and the self / Peter Dickens -- Normality and pathology in a biomedical age / Nikolas Rose -- Sociology and climate change / John Urry -- The dangerous limits of dangerous limits: climate change and the precautionary principle / Chris Shaw -- A stranger silence still: the need for feminist social research on climate change / Sherilyn MacGregor -- Broadcasting green: grassroots environmentalism on Muslim women's radio / Daniel Nilsson DeHanas -- The 'value-action gap' in public attitudes towards sustainable energy: the case of hydrogen energy / Rob Flynn, Paul Bellaby and Miriam Ricci -- Technologies in place: symbolic interpretations of renewable energy / Carly McLachlan -- 'Doing food differently': reconnecting biological and social relationships through care for food / Elizabeth Dowler ... [et al.] -- Unnatural times? The social imaginary and the future of nature / Kate Soper.

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